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This hostel provides the following facilities:
Classroom/Educational meeting room
Credit cards accepted
En suite rooms available
Group catering available
Library / Quiet room
Picnic lunch available
Private rooms available
Self-catering dining room
Suitable for families
Under 3s welcome
YHA Hawkshead is only open to group bookings during the week throughout the winter months (November - February). Individual bookings can still be made at weekends.
This family-friendly grade II listed Regency style building, in a glorious setting overlooking tranquil Esthwaite Water, is an ideal base for cheap family breaks, school trips and activity breaks. Great for walking and cycling holidays, nearby Grizedale Forest also offers some of the country’s best routes if you're looking for a mountain biking holiday. Explore the surrounding Beatrix Potter country from here, or there’s easy access to the southern fells and Lake Windermere. Enjoy good food and local ales in the hostel’s comfortable restaurant. This hostel offers Camping Pods. Enjoy luxury camping without the luxury price tag.
YHA Hawkshead is available for you to hire exclusively throughout the festive season. Find out more here.
Please note that during some periods, certain facilities at the hostel will not be available to our camping guests. Please contact YHA Hawkshead for more information.
YHA members can enjoy free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA Hawkshead!
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07.30 - 22.30
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Is the hostel open every day of the year?
- Great for family activity breaks and some of the best cycling and mountain biking holidays that England has to offer. After an active day in the south Lakes, relax on the veranda, overlooking the expansive gardens and tranquil Esthwaite Water.